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Removing 14 Arbovitaes

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by JimM, Apr 18, 2005.

  1. JimM

    JimM LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    Bidding a job to remove 3 20' arbos, 11 13' arbos, and heavily prune 9 arbos. The removal ones all have been in the ground at least fifteen years. The base of the shrubs are pretty substantial, but I don't expect much root ball. Just removal, no install. Will be renting kubota mini to remove. Had a question on pricing.

    3 large ones $90/ shrub $270.
    11 smaller ones $35/ shrub $385.
    pruning 9 $15/ shrub $135.
    disposal fee $157.50
    Equipment fee $236.25
    Total $ 1183.75
    How does this sound?
  2. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    I think you'd be really, really lucky to get the job at that price.
    Arbs are relatively easy to remove.
  3. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    renting a machine? :sleeping: :sleeping:
  4. spoolinaround

    spoolinaround LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 331

    I would just winch them over and yank them out and cut them in half and then pull a BG and find a country road...

    just kidding on the last part
  5. landscapingpoolguy

    landscapingpoolguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 819

    rootballs and all 10 yard disposal,a day with a machine. Id say about 900 - 1000


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